Liev Schreiber has been cast as the title character in Ray Donovan, an upcoming Showtime drama from Southland creator Ann Biderman.

Schreiber's character is a Los Angeles fixer beset by family troubles. The series, executive produced by Biderman, Mark Gordon and Bryan Zuriff, will begin shooting in Los Angeles early next year.

Schreiber will next star in Mira Nair's thriller The Reluctant Fundamentalist with Kate Hudson and Kiefer Sutherland. The Defiance and Manchurian Candidate star will also appear with Jay Baruchel and Seann William Scott in the hockey comedy Goon.